The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed displeasure over Tuesday’s judgment of the Supreme Court, which validated the election of Yahaya Bello as Governor of Kogi State, saying “we have no choice but to accept and respect it.”
According to the party’s spokesperson, Dayo Adeyeye, the Supreme Court is the final arbiter on legal issues in Nigeria and as such we are obligated to accept and abide by this decision.
“Like the Late revered Justice of the Supreme Court – Justice Chukwudifu Akunne Oputa – once said, “the Supreme Court is not final because it is infallible. It is infallible because it is final”. As such we are bound to respect this decision.
“We call on our teeming members and supporters in Kogi State to accept this judgment with equanimity. We urge them to be law abiding in all their activities.
“We will soon begin planning programmes and creating an awareness campaign to ensure that the administration of Alhaji Yahaya Bello, which is known for frittering away the scarce resources of the Kogi people, will not stay a day longer than the period stipulated for its tenure by the Constitution.”